The CCIL is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Ronald St. John Macdonald Young Scholars Award. These winners will be presenting versions of their award winning papers at the CCIL's 40th Annual Conference, November 3-5, 2011.
Graduate Category (shared)
Katie Sykes, "'Nations Like Unto Yourselves': Animal Welfare, Cross-Cultural Values And International Law".
Katie Sykes is a doctoral student at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. She holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto (2002), an LL.M. from Harvard Law School (2004) and an LL.M. from the Schulich School of Law (2011). From 2004 to 2010 she was an associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, and from 2002 to 2003 she served as a law clerk to the Honourable Justice Louis LeBel of the Supreme Court of Canada
Veronica Pinero, "This is not baby talk: Canadian International Obligations on Health, Identity, and Family Relations Rights".
Veronica Pinero is a LLD candidate at the University of Ottawa. Her thesis, for which she was awarded the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Fellowship, explores the Canadian youth justice system from a socio-legal-historical perspective. She is also a third year JD student at the University of Calgary, where she is specializing in the taxation of natural resources.
Withdrawn on May 29, 2012.